Korean Air SKYPASS Miles Calculators

SKYPASS calculators for earning with credit cards, determining the cash value of miles, and transferring rewards to the Korean Air SKYPASS program.

Program Details

Korean Air is the largest airline and flag carrier of South Korea. Korean Air serves 114 international destinations in 50 countries on 6 continents (excluding codeshares). It has two hubs which are Incheon International Airport and Gimpo International Airport.

SkyTeam Alliance

Korean Air is part of the SkyTeam Alliance. This means you can use SKYPASS Miles to book award travel one these airlines through the Korean Air website. The Skyteam Alliance consists of:

  • Aeroflot
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
  • Aeroméxico
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Alitalia
  • China Airlines
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Czech Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Kenya Airways
  • KLM
  • Korean Air
  • Middle East Airlines
  • Saudia
  • Vietnam Airlines
  • Xiamen Airlines

Credit Card Rewards Calculators

The Korean Air Credit Card Calculators will calculate how many SKYPASS Miles you can earn based on your monthly/yearly spend across categories. Each calculator will also output the cash value of the card based on your spend, how much the card benefits are worth to you, and annual fees.

Compare credit cards side by side based on spend, benefits and fees.

You can compare the results side by side any credit cards featured on the site to find out which earns you the most rewards and the best return. If cookies are enabled, all spend entered (primary/first column only) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the website.

U.S. Korean Air Credit Card Calculators

Korean Air has several credit cards available for U.S.-based members. The most notable cards in their line up consists of the SKYPASS Select Visa Signature which is their premium-luxury card offering a slew of travel perks and credits for those dedicated to Korean Air and the SKYPASS Visa Signature for those who want to earn a few extra SKYPASS Miles on travel purchases.

Redeeming Rewards & Cash Value

Korean Air SKYPASS Miles will generally have the best value when redeemed for award flights which includes Korean Air flights, SkyTeam alliance flights, and Round The World tickets. You can also use SKYPASS Miles for ticket upgrades, lounge access, hotel stays, car rentals & limos, and baggage.

Transfer Partners

There's not a large amount of options available when it comes to transferring rewards to your Korean Air SKYPASS account. You can use programs like Marriott and Hyatt to top off your account if you're a few miles short of a redemption, but you'll want to focus on SKYPASS credit cards if you're really looking to earn SKYPASS Miles.

You can use the Korean Air Transfer Partners Calculator below to calculate the transfer of points to your SKYPASS account from partner programs.

Earning With Partner Credit Cards

All of the credit cards listed in the table below either earn Korean Air SKYPASS Miles directly or allow you to earn rewards and transfer them directly to your Korean Air SKYPASS Account. The earning rates listed are based on the transfer ratio when converting rewards to SKYPASS Miles.

Transfer Partner Credit Cards

You can click on a credit card below to learn more and calculate total value based on spend, card benefits, and fees.
The card section above may be scrollable.

Earning Rewards

Korean Air SKYPASS Miles can be earned flying Korean Air and partners, using Korean Air SKYPASS credit cards, booking rental cars, and staying at several hotel partners.

Korean Air Airline Partners

One of the easiest ways to build up SKYPASS Miles is to fly Korean Air and their partners. They are part of the SkyTeam alliance and have deals with several other airlines. Unfortunately, earning status with Korean's Morning Calm Club does not grant you any bonus miles like other loyalty programs so you will be earning miles strictly off Korean's Mileage Accrual Chart. Do note that mileage award tickets and discounted tickets using special fare conditions will not accrue SKYPASS miles.

You can earn SKYPASS Miles flying the following airlines:

Korean Air Hotel Partners

Korean Air partners with more than 10 hotel brands that can earn you additional SKYPASS miles. Be sure to provide your SKYPASS membership number when booking these hotels. Do note that some hotels allow you to opt in for receiving SKYPASS miles instead of the hotel's own point currency. This setting can usually be changed directly within your account for the hotel's loyalty program. Also be aware that you must book directly with the hotel to receive SKYPASS miles.

Hotel Partners Book/Earn
KAL Hotel (Jeju/Seogwipo) Book via kalhotel.co.kr and use SKYPASS membership number
Lotte Hotels & Resorts Book via lottehotel.com and use SKYPASS membership number
The Shilla Seoul Book via shilla.net and use SKYPASS membership number
Hotels.com Book via Hotels.com-Korean Air Link
ALL - Accor Live Limitless Accor Point Transfer
Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Point Transfer or Change Marriott Bonvoy Earning Preferences
IHG Rewards Club Change IHG Rewards Club Earning Preferences
World of Hyatt Hyatt Point Transfer or Change World of Hyatt Earning Preferences
Waikiki Resort Hotel Book via waikikiresort.com and use SKYPASS Membership Number
Shangri-La Change Shangri-La Golden Circle Earning Preferences
Okura, Nikko, JAL City Book via Okura-Nikko-Korean Air Link

Korean Air Rental Car Partners

Korean Air partners with several rental car companies. This includes all the popular car rental companies along with a few companies specific to their region. Be sure to book your rental car using your Korean Air SKYPASS membership number to receive credit.

Car Partners Book/Earn
SK Rent-A-Car Book via website and use SKYPASS membership number
Lotte rent-a-car Book via Lotte rent-a-car site and use SKYPASS membership number
Avis Book via Avis-Korean Air Link
Hertz Book via Korean Air-Hertz Link
Alamo Book via alamo.com and change your Alamo Insiders preferred frequent flyer program to Korean Air SKYPASS
National Book via nationalcar.com and change your National Emerald Club earning preference to Korean Air SKYPASS

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